new ADJECTIVE 1) not existing before; made, introduced, or discovered recently or now for the first time. 2) not previously used or owned. 3) (often new to) seen, experienced, or acquired recently or now for the first time. 4) (new to/at) inexperienced at or unaccustomed to. 5) reinvigorated, restored, or reformed. 6) (in place names) discovered or founded later than and named after.
ADVERB newly.
DERIVATIVES newness noun.
ORIGIN Old English.

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